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Senior Girls Learn Self Defense Techniques

The Galena High School senior girls were given the opportunity to learn some self defense techniques recently to better help them prepare for life after high school.  Sergeant Stephen Harper of the Cherokee County Sheriff's department recently went through the self defense training needed to teach others how to defend themselves.  He, along with Sergeant Chris Wren, also from the sheriff's department, instructed the . . .

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GHS Athletes Earn CNC League Recognition for Fall Sports

Galena High School athletes that participated in Fall sports earned several CNC League awards following the completion of their seasons.  Matthew Oglesby took first place in the men's division of the CNC Cross Country meet and helped Galena to earn 2nd place overall in this league competition.  Other members of the team were Matt Adams, River Davis, Reagan Stanley, Colby House, Dylan Anderson, and Ethan Oglesby.  . . .

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USD #499 Students Bring TONS of Food for 60 Thanksgiving Baskets

Thanks to the generosity of the USD #499 students, parents, and faculty the Galena High School Student Council was able to put together 60 Thanksgiving food baskets for Galena students and their families.  Each basket consisted of a turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, yams, and cranberry sauce for a Thanksgiving meal, as well as other food items such as canned veggies, pasta, mac and cheese, etc.  All of the food . . .

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Galena Seniors Honored as KU Scholars

The Kansas Honor Scholars program was created by the University of Kansas in 1971.  It's goal is to promote academic excellence at the high school level, and to reward high school seniors for their hard work and dedication to academic studies throughout their high school years.  The top 10% of seniors in each high school across the state of Kansas are honored for their academic performance.  Six Galena seniors were . . .

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GMS Holds Anti-Bullying Poster Contest

Galena Middle School held an Anti-Bullying Poster Contest for the month of October which was Bullying Prevention Month.  Jason Yost, a representative from Horace Mann, which is a company "Founded by Educators for Educators," proudly provided Wal-Mart gift cards to the winners of our contest.  Winners were Emilee Hively, Alisha Sieber, and Navilyn West. 

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